Category Archives: Self Portrait: Art & Artists

 

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KERRY JAMES MARSHALL

Date: December 4, 2017.

Location: Chicago Cultural Center / Garland Court Façade.

Event: Ribbon cutting of mural "Forest Rush More," by Kerry James Marshall.

Image courtesy noted Chicagoan Lee Bey.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events [DCASE] alongside with internationally renowned artist and MacArthur...

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2017 Selfie with Chicago Public Art Plan

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events [DCASE] have designated 2017 the Chicago "Year of Public Art," with plans for special community projects, art festival, youth programs and much more.

Date: October 26, 2017.

Location: Chicago Cultural Center.

Event: Release of Chicago's first ever Public Art Plan.

One of...
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HECTOR DUARTE

Date: October 14, 2017.

Location: At Artists's Home-Studio in Pilsen.

Event: Studio Visit as part of Open House Chicago 2017

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Hector Duarte is a well known artist muralist in Chicago and his native Michoacán, Mexico. He was born in 1952 in Caurio, Michoacán, Mexico. In 1977, he studied mural painting at the workshop of...

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2017 Japanese Ink Art by Patricia Larkin Green

Proud owner of artwork by superbly talented artist Patricia Larkin Green. Ever since I saw the live demostration of her Sumi-E painting at Morton Arboretum, I have been in love with not only her art, but by the way she produces art. The swift, graceful strokes with which she paints is at once...

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Above image.. 2017 Daley Plaza / With Daniel Schulman [Visual Art Director, DCASE] and Mark Kelly [Commissioner DCASE] / Image Courtesy Nicole Beck

Date: Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

Location: Daley Plaza, Chicago.

Event: Restaging of the 1967 Chicago Picasso dedication.

Everyone's Picasso - Celebrating 50 Years of Chicago Icon.

#Picassois50

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Above image.. 2017 Daley Plaza /Alderman Vi Daley, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Director CSE Barb Guttmann, Jyoti Srivastava and Pamela Cullerton / Image Courtesy Margot McMahon.

Lighter Moments at restaging of the 1967 Chicago Picasso dedication.

Everyone's Picasso - Celebrating 50 Years of Chicago Icon.

#Picassois50

Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

Location: Daley Plaza, Chicago.

For my main post "Everyone's Picasso".....

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